Dana Farrington

Dana Farrington appears in the following:

Why U.S. strategy includes raising public alarms on Russia

Friday, February 18, 2022

The threat of Russia invading Ukraine is real, the Biden administration insists. At the same time, top officials say they hope that being vocal about the intelligence they have could deter action.

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New COVID studies show promise for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine booster

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Two studies that have not yet been peer reviewed indicate increased protection against the infectious omicron variant.

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These numbers show just how impactful the latest COVID-19 surge is

Monday, December 27, 2021

Most states are at the highest level of COVID risk and hot spots are emerging across the country as the omicron variant takes hold. Here are the latest numbers by state.

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What we know so far about Trump's planned social media platform

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Former President Donald Trump has announced his intent to launch a long-anticipated social platform called TRUTH Social, with the goal of creating a space to "stand up to the tyranny of Big Tech."

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Lots Of People Say They'll Quit Over Vaccine Mandates, But Research Shows Few Do

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The answers workers give in national surveys differ from how people are actually behaving after mandates go into effect in their workplace.

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Here Are The Best Looks From The Met Gala — And The Messages Behind Them

Monday, September 13, 2021

After the pandemic shut down fashion's biggest night in 2020, the Met Gala came back on the 75th anniversary of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Maia Chaka Is The 1st Black Woman To Officiate An NFL Game

Monday, September 13, 2021

Chaka said she hopes she can inspire and empower others "to step outside the box and to do something different." She is the second woman hired as a full-time NFL official.

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Sen. Klobuchar Says She Was Treated For Breast Cancer Earlier This Year

Thursday, September 09, 2021

Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar was diagnosed in the winter and finished a round of radiation in May.

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Howard University Partially Reopens As It Investigates A Cyberattack

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

The university was the victim of a ransomware attack over the weekend and has suspended online and hybrid undergraduate courses.

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19-Year-Old Leylah Fernandez Is Captivating U.S. Open Watchers

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

The Canadian tennis phenom is taking this year's U.S. Open by storm, becoming the youngest woman to reach the semifinals in 16 years.

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U.S. Open Kicks Off With Naomi Osaka's Fresh Start

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

The stadium is filled with vaccinated fans, even with key players missing. Osaka is back and promising to celebrate her own accomplishments more (and says you should, too).

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The Paralympics Are Getting A Higher Profile And Have More Athletes Than Ever

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

With prime-time coverage and more competitors than ever before, the Tokyo Paralympic Games have a number of "firsts."

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Photos: What The Paralympics Opening Ceremony Looked Like

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

The festivities featured a parade of athletes through a mostly empty stadium — including the Afghan flag carried by a volunteer in a show of solidarity — and a one-winged plane that learned to fly.

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Chaos At The Kabul Airport Reflects The Desperation Afghans Are Feeling

Monday, August 16, 2021

Images from the ground show hundreds if not thousands of Afghans crowding the airport, including the tarmac, in an apparent attempt to flee the country.

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Here Are The Republicans Who Voted For The Infrastructure Bill In The Senate

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Nineteen Republicans including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell voted in favor of the bipartisan bill, despite objections from colleagues who opposed the cost.

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Unapologetically Moderate, Democrat Kyrsten Sinema Says She's Focused On Results

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

The senator from Arizona has been leading bipartisan talks on infrastructure. Asked about criticism from fellow Democrats she's compromising too much, Sinema said she's focused on getting things done.

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Biden Hopes To Boost COVID Vaccination Rates By Focusing On Federal Workers

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The federal workforce is one group President Biden can more directly influence. Under new rules, workers will need to get vaccinated or wear a mask and get tested regularly.

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Democrats' Budget Deal Would Invest In The Child Tax Credit, Health Care And Climate

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Here's what we know about the $3.5 trillion resolution put forth by the Senate Budget Committee — and what Democrats have said about how to pay for it.

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1st African American To Win The Spelling Bee Also Holds 3 Basketball World Records

Thursday, July 08, 2021

"It made me feel really proud," Zaila Avant-garde said after clinching the victory. The 14-year-old Louisianian crushed the competition with the winning word "murraya."

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Biden Raises Refugee Cap To 62,500 After Earlier Criticism

Monday, May 03, 2021

The new ceiling for refugee admissions will be 62,500 — far above former President Donald Trump's cap of 15,000. Advocates had been concerned Biden was not moving fast enough on a campaign promise.

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